Author: jtbbjoint

Another Perfect Day

Crenshaw evolving: Looking at the future of Santa Barbara Plaza

One of the more intriguing parts of Los Angeles to me is the Leimert Park/Crenshaw/Baldwin Hills area south of the 10 freeway. Maybe people have been scared off by the stories of gang violence and the like, but when you drive by the shops, churches and homes you sense a proud community that has a…
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October 17, 2013 2

Brewery Art Walk

When you do exciting things on a Sunday, like watching a group of purple gentlemen masquerading as your favorite professional football team or waiting for family members to return from shopping, anything outdoors is the priority on such a beautiful remaining afternoon. My old roommate, who seems to have a better feed on things than…
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October 14, 2013 0

Quick Hollywood Update

I went out yesterday to take some post-rain shots hoping for something great. Guess what? Smog wins. I captured a few others for updates. The Emerson College building seems to be a bit of a game changer. Thom Mayne has always pushed the edge of modern architecture, but this may be the one that gets…
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October 11, 2013 0

Land of the Lost: The Los Angeles Children’s Museum

If you happen to be in the Hansen Dam area, you MUST visit the Los Angeles Children’s Museum! Okay, there’s no real reason to unless you’re fascinated in wasted opportunities like me. I have many fond memories of visiting the original museum downtown. I wanted to wander for hours without my parents finding me. It…
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October 7, 2013 0

Roll down the window…

With my final apologies to Mr. Newman, welcome to Another Perfect Day! Los Angeles is a dynamic place. It’s expansive and diverse. Growth has largely been defined by the automobile the last sixty years, but we’ve been seeing an exciting change in recent times. People want to get out of their cars. LA is growing…
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October 2, 2013 0